MATCH Series Release

MATCH Series: Dirt Sprint Division Remains Wide Open Into Labor Day Card At Parx

The three winners of stakes in the 3-Year-Olds and Up Sprint–Dirt Division are among the nominees for the fourth leg of the MATCH Series, which shifts to Parx Racing in Pennsylvania Labor Day, Sept. 2. The Bensalem Stakes, at six furlongs, is one of four $100,000 MATCH Series stakes on the holiday program. The others […]

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MATCH Series Leaders Ms. Locust Point, Bronx Beauty On Collision Course For Parx Stakes

With the fourth leg of the 2019 MATCH Series approaching, multiple horses have qualified for bonus money but many need to start in at least one of the final two legs to have a chance to share in the $375,000 available to owners and trainers. The overall series leader thus far is Jim Reichenberg and […]

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Jose Ortiz Scores MATCH Series Triple At Delaware Park

A stirring battle between two division rivals, a victory by a shipper from Northeast Ohio and a big day for jockey Jose Ortiz capped the return of the MATCH Series to Delaware Park as part of its Delaware Handicap Day program July 13. Delaware Park, a longtime host of MATCH competition, was the third of […]

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MATCH Series Races Share Spotlight With Delaware Handicap On Saturday

A rematch in the Filly and Mare Sprint—Dirt Division and a chance for several horses to pad their respective divisional leads are among the highlights as the MATCH Series returns to Delaware Park July 13 as part of the Delaware Handicap program. The four $100,000 MATCH stakes are carded as races 4 through 7, with […]

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MATCH Series Returns To Delaware Park As Part Of Del ‘Cap Day

The big-event format for this year’s MATCH Series continues July 13 at Delaware Park, which will host four series stakes as well the Grade 2 $750,000 Delaware Handicap on the Saturday program. Eighty-nine nominations were submitted for the four $100,000 MATCH events: the Dashing Beauty Stakes (Filly and Mare Sprint—Dirt Division), Hockessin Stakes (3-Year-Olds and […]

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Third Round Of MATCH Series Races To Offer Bonus Opportunities

When the MATCH Series returns to Delaware Park July 13, eight horses will have the opportunity to qualify for the lucrative owner and trainer bonuses tied to each series division. Delaware Park, as part of Delaware Handicap Day, will offer four $100,000 MATCH stakes: the Hockessin (3-Year-Olds and Up Sprint—Dirt Division), Dashing Beauty (Filly and […]

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Four Newcomers Take MATCH Contests As Penn National Sets Near-Record Handle

Four newcomers to the 2019 MATCH Series were the winners of their respective divisions when Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course hosted the second round of the series June 1. But a strong second-place performance by Jim Reichenberg and Cash is King’s Ms Locust Point in the Penn Ladies Dash (Filly and Mare Sprint—Dirt […]

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Uptowncharlybrown Sends Out Full Brothers In Chocolatetown Sprint Stakes

It’s not often that two full brothers race against each other, let alone in back-to-back stakes. But then again, the success of their Pennsylvania-based sire and the partnership that owns and bred them is unusual to say the least. The brothers—4-year-old gelding Midnightcharly and 5-year-old horse Midtowncharlybrown—are owned by Uptowncharlybrown Stud and their breeder, Godric […]

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Four MATCH Series Races Enhance Penn Mile Day On Saturday At Penn National

Two winners of their divisional stakes when the MATCH Series kicked off in April at Laurel Park are among the horses entered in four series stakes on Saturday, June 1, at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course in Grantville, Pa. Penn National, the second stop on a five-track MATCH Series tour this year, will […]

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MATCH Series: Laki Seeks Repeat Divisional Title In 2019

The four MATCH Series stakes scheduled for June 1 at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course attracted a total of 130 nominations including several winners from the first round of the series April 20 at Laurel Park. Penn National, the second stop on a five-track MATCH Series tour this year, will offer eight stakes […]

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